Soccsksargen

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SOCCSKSARGEN

Region XII
Central Mindanao (formerly)
Tuka Cove of Kiamba, Sarangani
Shoreline of Lebak, Sultan KudaratAsik-Asik Falls, North Cotabato
Aerial GenSan City HallKoronadal City Hall
Left to right, top to bottom: Tuka Beach in Kiamba, Sarangani; shoreline of Lebak, Sultan Kudarat; Asik-Asik Falls in Alamada, North Cotabato; aerial view of General Santos; and Koronadal, South Cotabato
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
CountryPhilippines
Island groupMindanao
Regional centerKoronadal
Area
 • Total22,513.30 km2 (8,692.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total4,545,276
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ISO 3166 codePH-12
Provinces
Cities
Municipalities45
Barangays1,195

Soccsksargen is an administrative region of the Philippines. It is also known as Region XII. The regional center is Koronadal.

There are four provinces and 1 city. They are South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos.

Mindanao River is in the region. It empties into the Illana Bay of the larger Moro Gulf.

References[change | change source]

  1. Census of Population (2015). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.